This is my last post for the 2008 Carnival season…Enjoy!

More from the Muses Parade. Butterflies.

One of countless local school marching bands. Everyone talks about “troubled youth.” Why don’t these disciplined, dedicated kids get any credit?

A variation on the marching band theme. On Mardi Gras, numerous “freelance” groups parade through the Quarter at will. This was one of my favorites.

A Brazilian drum troop took a stroll through the Quarter too.

The Panorama Brass Band filling a quiet spot during Muses with some brass-ified reggae

Rebuilding New Orleans one classic food joint at a time
Mardi Gras morning 2008